the last few months we have been having a great time seeing you Play returnal and learning about your experience and hearing all the great stories of how players Returnal 2.0 Update Brings Suspend Cycle and Photo Mode on 27 October
are overcoming the myriad Challenges of Atropos it’s bad a fantastic reception and we are truly pleased and grateful to see people having so much fun with the game here at house marquee we’ve been listening to all your Feedback too and so it is with great satisfaction that I’m here to announce our update 2.0 launching today
One of the main features of this update is the Suspend Cycle Functionality which will allow you to pause your Cycle.
be continued later letting you exit the game and turn off your Console without losing your progress in that session the structure of the game remains unchanged so this functionality is not a traditional mid-game save game option by suspending the cycle Returnal will simply.
Create a single-use suspend point and once you resume playing the suspend point is deleted and cannot be used again Your game will Continue directly From The Moment you left it and if you want to suspend the cycle again your progress will be captured from that new point onwards there are some limitations in place, for example, players won’t be able to Create a suspend.
point during Boss Battles Cinematic First-person sequences or during intense Combat scenarios as we felt there are certain moments in Returnal that are best experienced unfragmented to preserve the intended challenge and flow
With this approach we can keep the roguelike spirit and high stakes Commitment to your run intact while still providing some quality of life convenience for players who like to experience Returnal in Shorter Bursts So Next time You deep Into a lengthy session on Atropos and life Comes Knocking at your door you be able to simply Suspend Cycle and Jump back in at a more convenient time
Along with the suspend Functionality we have also been working on another feature that has been highly requested by the community and will also be included in this update photo Mode Selene journey through Atropos is filled with many memorable moments that are worth Cherishing whether it’s dancing on the knife-edge amidst intense bullet he Combats or taking a fleeting moment of serenity to appreciate the eerie atmosphere and dark beauty of Atropos our Photo mode will allow you to immortalize these moments in all their glory
At any point during the game ( Expect some limited circumstances like our First-person sequences) you can simply pause the game and enter Photo mode which will put you in control of the Camera you can then use the analog Sticks and the adaptive triggers to move the camera around and pick the perfect angle for your Photo
Once you’ve perfected your Composition you can then explore some options settings like focal distance aperture saturation or Contrast you can also set different sources of light to highlight the scene and choose from a variety of many different filters effect frames coloring options and much more to help bring that unique flair to you captures when you’re happy with the result just hit the Create button on
your Dualsens Wireless controller to take the Photo Using the Social Features built directly into The PS5 Console You can also share and Celebrate your most Cherished Returnal Moments with social media as well we are looking forward to seeing your Creations